CMA FEST Banner.jpeg

Blake Shelton Headlines Stars for Second Harvest


June 7, 2017

Blake Shelton headlined the 13th annual Stars for Second Harvest benefit concert last night at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. The event featured Chris Lane, songwriting duo, The Warren Brothers, and was hosted by songwriter Craig Wiseman, founder of Big Loud Records and Big Loud Shirt. The event was put together to raise money for Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. The Warren Brothers sang one of their more poignant hits, “If You’re Reading This” and the party anthem favorite, “Red Solo Cup.” John Rich paid homage to the Mother Church of Country Music, with a rendition of Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire.”

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee opened in 1978 and has a mission to collect and provide food for folks in need in Middle Tennessee. It partners with many corporations, including last night’s partner, O’Charleys, to help provide assistance locally for food pantries across the state.

According to the Food Bank’s research, “Hunger impacts the lives of 1 in 7 Americans” regardless of a rural or urban location. They are working to feed the more than 1 million Tennesseans who are at risk of hunger every day. And every little bit counts. For example, a $1 donation can equal up to four meals. To donate to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee or to volunteer visit,

Below, Row 1, Left: Craig Wiseman, Right: The Warren Brothers

Below Row 2, Left: John Rich, Right: Blake Shelton



This content is sponsored by Zylkene Equine and Tomlyn. Learn more at and

Rural Lifestyle & Entertainment Shows
The affable and unassuming international singing star Daniel O’Donnell is one of Ireland’s best known performers – from Australia to Alaska.
Join popular polka performer Mollie Busta as she hosts the weekly “Mollie B Polka Party” on RFD-TV! The one-hour program features the nation’s top polka bands and a wide variety of ethnic styles produced on location at music festivals from around the country.
First introduced to RFD-TV on Larry’s Country Diner, The Malpass Brothers, modern day troubadours, bring you their very own, brand-new show to RFD-TV. Viewers can enjoy traditional country music from the brother duo of Chris & Taylor Malpass, a featured celebrity guest on each episode, and loads of clever humor.
Ray’s Roadhouse is a weekly program featuring the music of Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel. Ray and his band Asleep at the Wheel has had a more than 50 year career in the music industry and over the years have earned nine Grammy Awards. The program also will feature guest performers such as Pat Green, Stoney LaRue and Kelly Willis.
“The Marty Stuart Show” is a must-see during RFD-TV’s Saturday Night Music Row. Each exciting episode features Mr. Stuart and his band “The Fabulous Superlatives.” Episodes also feature his wife — “Country Queen,” Ms. Connie Smith—who has helped make the show a celebrated success.